Members Church of God International is a Philippine-based Christian-based organization that started in 1977 with Eliseo Soriano as its Overall Servant (Former title: Presiding Minister).
It is colloquially known in the Philippines as Ang Dating Daan (English: "The Old Path"; abbreviated as ADD) which is the name of its flagship television program.
Ang Dating Daan is the longest-running religious show that started in the Philippines and is now being broadcast in different countries and in different languages.
Originally a 30-minute radio program in 1980, Ang Dating Daan has progressed today with the inclusion of its interactive segment, Itanong Mo Kay Soriano – a live question-and-answer portion to address the audience’s biblical queries.
Soriano) is a program being produced by the Members Church of God International (MCGI) that features the question and answer portion of the weekly Bible Expositions. Eli Soriano is the Presiding Minister to the MCGI and also the host of the award-winning Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path). Eli, as the resource speaker in Bible Expositions, gives intriguing answers to people’s questions in their search for Truth. Eli who then answers their questions using the Bible as basis. Eli started hosting Bible Exposition in the early 1990s, a concept drawn by the International Evangelist’s nephew, Daniel Razon, who happens to be the Vice-Presiding Minister to the MCGI.
Eli to a wider mileage at a cost cheaper than television.After Perez's death in 1975, Levita Gugulan, the secretary-general of the church, succeeded as presiding minister; Soriano countered the authority of Gugulan.In February 21, 1976, Eliseo Soriano, the only ordained minister by Perez, together with 16 other members created a schism and began a new church organization called "Mga Kaanib Iglesia ng Dios kay Kristo Hesus Haligi at Saligan ng Katotohanan sa Bansang Pilipinas" (translated as "Members Church of God in Christ Jesus, Pillar and Ground of Truth in the Philippine Nation") which was officially registered in 1977.It also airs in some parts of Europe, North America, Asia and African territories.Ang Dating Daan is also being broadcast in multimedia particularly though live streaming.